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SRH vs MI Pitch Report: Batting paradise on cards at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

SRH vs MI Pitch Report: Batting paradise on cards at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium has traditionally offered a flat surface with spinners getting some help off the surface.

Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Mumbai Indians in another epic clash in what promises to be a grand affair. The match will be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on March 27th. Both teams are coming on the back of a loss in their first game and will be looking to get the first points on board. SRH lost to KKR in their first match while MI succumbed to Gujarat Titans in the first match.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch Report: What to expect in the SRH vs MI match

Despite being well-known for its flat wickets, the Hyderabad venue has also benefited slower bowlers as the match goes on. The spinners get some benefits off the surface too and has picked up quite a few wickets at the venue. The chasing teams have also reaped the majority of the rewards in Hyderabad, similar to most venues.

Out of 71 IPL matches played at the venue, the chasing team have won 40 of them. Toss is unlikely to be a major factor at the venue, as 45 matches have been won by teams losing the toss.

The average first innings total at the ground is just over 159 while the average 2nd innings total at the venue is 148. Sunriser Hyderabad have made the highest total in the ground when they scored 231 in 2019. Delhi Capitals have the unwanted record of lowest total at the venue, getting all out for 80 runs. Expect the team winning the toss to bowl first.

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